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Imagine U

Imagine U productions are geared toward children and their families. Performances often include an opportunity for children to interact afterwards with the cast and receive colorful take-home programs filled with activities, art projects, fun facts and games! Past productions have included THE HUNDRED DRESSES, JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH (Chicago premiere), A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD, CHARLOTTE’S WEB, THE RELUCTANT DRAGON, and many more!

Theater for young audiences entertains and open minds – and it’s not just for kids.
Northwestern Magazine Fall 2021

Imagine U Storytime

Wirtz Center’s ‘Imagine U Storytime’ Takes Hiatus

Northwestern theater students, faculty and alumni shared weekly stories for young audiences online.  More than 49 weekly episodes have been produced and more than 90 student s and other artists were involved.

“It has been remarkable to see what our students have created to delight young audiences,” said Lynn Kelso, Imagine U founder and creative mentor. “We are very excited to return to continue to share these artistic gifts with our families in these challenging times.”

To view previous Imagine U Storytime episodes, click link below.

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* Photo: Tomás and the Library Lady (2021) Justin Barbin Photography